Senator Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) stands largely alone in efforts to stop congressional initiatives to honor the environmental movement’s icon the late Rachel Carson, whose 100th birthday comes this Sunday. Coburn rightly recognizes that the conventional wisdom about Carson’s legacy is wrong! Rather than launching a beneficial environmental cause, Carson launched a misinformation campaign that her followers continue without regard for the consequences. And those consequences have been severe. Check out CEI’s website Rachel Was Wrong for more analysis on Carson’s legacy.